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the urces, hardest talk >>> >>> the second debate between president obama and governor mitt romney this past tuesday ur drew a tv audience of 65.6 million viewers. the debate was at hofstra university on long island in new york, town hall style. testy, tense and quite rivetting throughout. here's the president, pressing governor romney on romney's tax plan and d how he'll do what he claims he will do. >> if somebody came to you, governor, with a plan that said, here, i want to spend $7 or $8 trillion and we're going to pay for it, but we can't tell you until maybe after the election how we're going to do it, you wouldn't have taken such a sketchy deal. and neither should you, the american people, because the math doesn't add up. sh >> we're talking . about math - when we're talking about math that doesn't add up, how about $4 trillion of deficits over the last five years, or $5 trillion, that's math that doesn't add up. ma we have a president talking about someone's plan in a way that's completely foreign to what my real plan is. and then we have his own record which is we have fou
hardest talk. >>> governor romney's proposal that he's been promoting for 18 months calls for a $5 trillion tax cut on top of 2 trillion for our military. and essaying that he is going to pay for it by closing loopholes and deductions. the problem is that he has been asked over 100 times how you would close those deductions and loopholes, and he hasn't been able to identify them. >> i'm not look for a $5 trillion a tax cut. what i have said is i won't put in place a tax cut that adds to the deficit. middle-income americans have seen their income come down by $4,300. this is a tax in and of itself. i'll call it the economy tax. it's been crushing. >> question. why did president obama seem thrown off balance? did he underestimate governor romney, pat buchanan? >> he certainly d. governor romney performed better on substance than any candidate in any presidential debate in history. reagan would have beaten him in style in 1980 but on substance i've never seen anybody better prepared than governor romney. he was on of fence. the real question, why did barack obama, the president, do s
. >>> president obama and governor romney were largely in agreement on a range of foreign policy concerns. particularly those centering on the middle east. the ouster of former president mubarak of egypt, the 2014 exit date for afghanistan, the killing of terrorists with nutes romney and obama echoed each other. >> question. is bipartisanship now back in style at least when it comes to foreign policy in a presidential debate? pat buchanan? >> no it isn't but they are moving toward consensus where the american people are at. they are both pro israel, going to stand beside them. both very hawkish toward iran, although they don't want war in the middle east again. they don't want boots on the ground. they both say we have to do nation building here at home because that is the consensus where the american people are at john. but i wouldn't call it bipartisanship. romney lost this debate on points but he won it because he contradicted the image barack obama has sought to portray of him, reckless, bombing people, putting troops in syria. that is why you are seeing the steady momentum of romney
. wade. issue after issue, he drew the contrast, after a week when governor romney tried to blur all the differences. the etch say sketch moment was finally ended last night. the contrast between these two tickets are very clear. >>> were you disappointed the women in the focus group were faulting biden because of biden's lack of manners? >> exactly. >> women feel they are treated that way and they didn't like the way biden behaved. >> this is where he hurt himself. i agree with eleanor. i think the democratic base is exhilerated over it. biden went in there and beat i him up. but to women, here was a guy being abusive and nasty and disrespectful and interrupt and go they don't like that, an awful lot of them. the question is, did biden hurt the ticket in the middle. >> no the democratic base is women. how can he do that and insult women. >>> medicare. >> when the congressman had his first voucher program the cbo said it would cost $6400 a year more for every senior 55 and below, when they got there. folks, follow your instincts on this one. >> they got caught with their hands in the
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